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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: TI-14
Corporate Name: H. L. Estes
Local Name:
Owner Name: H. L. Estes
Location: Mt. Pleasant
County: Titus
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1928
End Year: 1928
Decades: 1920-1929
Period of Operation: 1928
Town: Mt. Pleasant
Company Town: 1
Peak Town Size: 2500 in 1905; 8000 in 1928; 3541 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Elm, black and red gum, hickory, red and white oak; crossties, laths
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 5000: 1928
Capacity Comments: 5,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Circular hardwood sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: St. Louis & Southwestern; Paris & Mt Pleasant
Historicial Development: H. L. Estes was manufacturing lumber at Mt. Pleasant in 1928 and operated a commissary.
Research Date: MCJ 04-20-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson